When enrollment for Obamacare opens two months from now, Connecticut’s health insurance exchange is planning an in-person outreach effort that’s a fraction of the size of last year’s nearly $3 million sign-up blitz. The smaller scale worries consumer advocates, who say reaching the remaining uninsured will take a more intensive effort.
Peter Van Loon
Access Health CT update: Younger people bought late; calls still coming
Just over 80,018 state residents have private health insurance purchased through the state’s health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, according to numbers presented Thursday.
Sorry, you’re in jail: Access Health CT applicants wrongly considered incarcerated
Some people applying for coverage through the state’s health insurance exchange are coming upon a potentially upsetting glitch: The system informs them they’re incarcerated. The glitch has affected .5 percent to 1 percent of the exchange’s customers, said James Wadleigh, chief information officer for Access Health CT, the state’s exchange.
Obamacare insurance enrollment begins as officials warn of potential glitches
The state’s new insurance marketplace opens for enrollment Tuesday, and officials are marking the occasion with a warning: Be prepared for glitches, or even a system shut-down if problems are bad enough.